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Superficial Parotidectomy

Pleomorphic adenoma of the right parotid gland

1. Planning the incision. The circle corresponds to the location of the tumor.

2. Elevation of the skin flap.

3. Exposure of the tragal pointer, the digastric muscle, and identification of the facial nerve.

4. Removal of the tumor surrounded by healthy parotid tissue, following the branches of the facial nerve. View of the retromandibular vein in close contact to the marginal branch of the facial nerve.

5. The surgical specimen.